In-house Lawyer - (18-month FTC)

Ordnance Survey

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Job Description

About the Role 

You will provide legal advice to support a range of activities undertaken by OS.

Some of the responsibilities include:

Provides legal advice to OS colleagues on various aspects of OS’s business to ensure legal risks are identified and understood and that measures to mitigate or manage those risks are considered

Works in close co-operation with and supports In House lawyers in providing Legal Service functions, escalating matters to supervising line-manager and/or other In-house lawyers where required

Defines, drafts and communicates legal documentation, policies and processes

Identifies and implements improvements to legal documentation, policies and processes to continuously enhance the provision of legal support to the business

Represents OS in the legal and regulatory aspects of its dealings with third parties, including customers, suppliers, stakeholders or other third parties (e.g. infringers)

Consults with external legal advisers and resources where necessary (e.g. specialist areas and matters of high value / risk)

Develops professional knowledge, technical skills and expertise in one or more legal specialisms

What we’re looking for:

Qualified Solicitor (minimum 3-5 years PQE)

Strong in Contract and Commercial law

E-commerce and consumer law experience and preferably experience of IPR

The Rewards 

We want you to love what you do. That’s why our benefits package rewards a job well done. We’ll give you:  

Salary – £55,488 to £62,016

Performance related bonus

Competitive pension

At OS we embrace flexible working and can consider different working hours dependent on the role and your personal circumstances

25 days annual leave - (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 over Christmas

Plus a suite of excellent additional benefits

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Location: OSHQ is based in Southampton, Hampshire but at OS we believe work is something you do, not somewhere you go. We embrace a hybrid working model where we believe the choice is with the individual on when they work from our fantastic office or from home. We want to continue to be an inclusive employer and recognise that one size doesn’t necessarily fit all.

Apply now: Please upload your covering letter and CV demonstrating your suitability for the role.

If you have a disability we will try our best to make reasonable adjustments to remove any barriers to this post in the application / interview process due to a disability.